Fox 40's mechanically bonded blister packs retain the clarity of a clear blister while complying with European recycling mandates. Card costs drop 20%, and new machine boosts productivity by 50% while halving labor.
International Paper's Bleached Board Div. (Purchase, NY) has introduced Starcote® Light Liner-LCL, a lightly coated, low-density SBS top liner said to produce high-quality print graphics for corrugated containers and point-of-purchase displays.
Store-branded items in the supermarket continue to grab bigger and bigger chunks of market share once belonging to branded items. Harry's Fresh Foods of Portland, OR, has come up with a way of capitalizing on this ongoing trend.
Tying in with recent graphic updates of Michelina's® and new Michelina's Lean 'n Tasty(TM) brands, redesigned packaging for Michelina's Yu Sing® entrees and egg rolls began reaching store freezers this April.
Patrick Cudahy Inc. of Cudahy, WI, is probably the first to package precooked sliced bacon for display outside of the refrigerated deli case. "Shelf-stable packaging opens up more opportunities," says Cudahy marketer Jason Kapella.